All posts tagged "Whiston"

  • Prescot Drug Dealer Plays ‘Catch Me If You Can’ with Cops – Turns out They Can

    A convicted criminal from Prescot is back behind bars after he was arrested in Whiston yesterday (Thursday 4 February). Steven Johnson, 40, was one of three local men convicted of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply in...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • Police Appeal for Information on Whiston Family Centre Burglary

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a burglary at Whiston Family Centre on Monday 11 January. Officers were called to the premises on Old Colliery Road after reports the centre had been burgled sometime between 5.30pm...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Knowsley’s Broken Democracy, Part 1: Knowledge Is Power

    The first in a series of opinion pieces by the editor (Too long didn’t read? The gist: Knowsley Council provides information that no one can understand, and without information, you are powerless.) A great philosopher – no...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • £19m Cuts to Social Services in Knowsley

    Knowsley Council have announced cuts to social services in the borough, to the tune of £19 million in the coming year. The council acknowledge that investment of £7 million over two years has seen an improvement in...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • What’s on in Prescot: January 2016

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill Tuesday 5 January . 7.45pm . Valerie Park, Hope Street, Prescot Prescot Cables v Tranmere Rovers (Liverpool Senior Cup Quarter Final) – www.prescotcables.co.uk Saturday 9 January . 3pm . Valerie...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Police Called on Protesters at Knowsley Council Meeting

    A Knowsley Council meeting was postponed after the council called police to remove members of the public. The public meeting was for councillors...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • Church Services in Prescot, Christmas 2015

    Days and times of carol services, midnight mass and other traditional Christian services in churches in and around Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill this Christmas: Sunday 20 December 10.45am . Prescot & Whiston Methodist Centre, Atherton Street, Prescot...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Bin Collection Days in Knowsley: Christmas & New Year 2015

    Knowsley Council have announced changes to waste collection times in the borough over the Christmas season. Usual collection day We will collect your bins on Monday 21 December …… Saturday 19 December Tuesday 22 December …… Monday 21...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Demolition of Whiston Library Begins

    The demolition of the former Whiston Library began on Thursday 10 December. Knowsley Council closed the library in 2013, under strain from government cuts to their budget. Volunteers tried to re-open it with help from Hugh Baird...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Remembrance Sunday Services in Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill

    Remembrance Sunday will be observed with ceremonies in Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill on 8 November. In Prescot, the Civic Act of Remembrance begins at 10.50am at the War Memorial, off Market Place. The traditional silence is kept...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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